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Oilers don’t win without a Finn

By my guess, the first Finnish born player to skate in a pro game for the Edmonton Oilers was Juha Widing, who was actually a Swede born in Finland. Widing’s career had a special connection to the Canadian west (he left Europe to come over to Brandon at 17 to play junior for the Wheat…

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Top 100 Oilers: Randy Gregg (12)

There have been countless players better and more talented than Dr. Randy Gregg – certainly many more than the 11 names above him on this Top 100 list – who’ve played for the Edmonton Oilers since 1979. That said, I can’t think of anybody whose path to the NHL and five Stanley Cup parades with…

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The Roundup

The Leafs bring in Marleau, Jets doing Jagr-bombs, how McDavid is going to spend all his money, projecting the Flames roster this season, grading the Canucks summer, Carey Price, Taylor Hall, Free Agency and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen.